clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Wednesday Morning Fly By: Finally, it's game day again.

New, comments

Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

*It's finally game day! The Flyers are in St. Louis tonight on NBCSN, so we have to deal with the infernal 8pm-ish puck drop. Here's some updates from Ron Hextall on the status of the team.

*The lines will look a little different tonight as Taylor Leier is now a top line winger and we may see the return of Sean Couturier. [Inquirer]

*Which Flyer has disappointed you most this season? It's important to focus on the negative at the end of the year if you ask me. [CSN Philly]

*Let's check in on how Phantoms forward Danick Martel is doing. [Highland Park Hockey]

*The World Junior Championship is in full swing now, and here's a handy guide to help you catch all the Baby Flyers in action. [Courier-Post]

*We're only only a couple of days into the tourney and Phillippe Myers is already getting a lot of (well deserved) attention. [CBC]

*Seriously, look at this assist he had during Team Canada's first game. Beaut. [Sons of Penn]

*As usual, all eyes are on Team Canada. And if they're going to win, Baby Flyer Carter Hart needs to get it together. [The Hockey News]

*If you're over here wondering what the big deal is about the World Juniors, Taylor Hall is here to help you. [The Players' Tribune]

*You know what time it is: time to rank things! First up, Leafs' beat writer Steve Simmons puts Wayne Gretzky at #2 on an all-time best list. [The Toronto Sun]

*DGB brings us a definitive ranking of the best goaltender reactions ever. [Sportsnet]

*The top ten trades of 2016... [The Hockey News]

*...although it could be argued that you've already forgotten about some of the year's best trades. [SB Nation]

*Travis Konecny is inspired by his dad's overcoming adversity. It's very sweet. [Sportsnet]

*AND FINALLY, in case you missed it, this week's episode of BSH Radio is a real gem. There are cookies. Enjoy. [BSH]